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Pick up is offered from select Boston hotels (or you may choose to meet us at the Transportation Building) in the morning for 4.5 hours of sightseeing in the neighboring towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord.

For the first part of the tour, head north over the Charles River and off to nearby Cambridge, home to two of the world’s most distinguished universities — Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Drive by historic Harvard Yard, not only the oldest part of the campus but also the center of its history. Also see Cambridge Common, a public park located near Harvard Square where General George Washington gathered troops during the American Revolutionary War.

Then in Lexington, visit Lexington Battle Green, the historic town common where the opening shots of the American Revolutionary War were fired.  

The tour continues along Battle Road Trail between Lexington and Concord, which marks the path taken by British soldiers during the war. It is also the road Paul Revere took to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that “the British are coming” (although he didn’t shout the phrase as legend has it). 

Finally, in Concord, see the homes of Louisa May Alcott, author of the classic novel Little Women, and essayist and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. Plus, stop by the Old North Bridge, a historic site in the Battle of Concord, the first day of battle in the Revolutionary War.

The tour ends with drop-off at the Transportation Building.
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Battle Road Trail
Harvard Square
Lexington Green
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Experience the best of greater Boston’s top attractions in one morning on this 4.5-hour guided American history tour around the neighboring towns of Cambridge, Lexington and Concord. Learn about the area’s role in the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. Ride along the historic Battle Road Trail, following the same path Paul Revere took on his legendary midnight ride in 1775.
  • Day trip from Boston to Concord, Cambridge and Lexington
  • Travel along the historic Battle Road Trail and follow the route Paul Revere took to warn about the British troops
  • See the Lexington Battle Green and Harvard Yard, both US National Historic Landmarks
  • Learn about this area’s significant role in the Revolutionary War and Civil War from your expert guide
  • See the houses of famous authors such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Louisa May Alcott
  • Round-trip transport by luxury climate-controlled coach with lavatory included
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Best Tour and Guide Ever

My wife and I just completed the 1/2 day tour. Our driver and guide Sam (I Am) was simply stated “fantastic”. He knows about the places, events and history and relates it it such a informative and yet funny way. He went way out of...More

Thank PTF48
Reviewed 2 days ago
A nice day trip through history.

If you take the bus to get to the starting point, the Green line will get you to Boston Commons and it is right by there. I liked that we got to see the Alcott and the other writers home's along the way. Seeing the...More

Thank Jennell P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Amazing tour with Sam I Am!

We took the half day tour and I wish I could rate it even higher! Sam (I Am) was our tour guide and was phenomenal. He was super knowledgeable about every single aspect of the tour. So much history and very emotional - both in...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 days ago
Worthwhile trip

Good trip loved Lexington fab guide very knowledgable Didn’t feel rushed at all coach clean and comfortable Could have stayed on to do the full day if we wanted

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
History brought to life

I only had one day in Boston before moving onto Cape Cod so decided to repeat this tour as I enjoyed it so much last year. ‘Sam I Am’ was the charasmatic tour guide and he was very well informed. The scenery out past Cambridge...More

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6 August 2018|
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Response from sheilalyon4231 | Reviewed this property |
We were told we could be picked up at a hotel, but received a call just prior to the tour instructing us hotel pickup was not available. We had to go to downtown Boston to the departure point. We parked in a garage... More
11 May 2018|
Response from sheilalyon4231 |
I would not advise taking this tour with this company. We booked the tour, but were told after we arrived in Boston that the pick up location we were given was no longer available. We had to drive to downtown Boston from... More
4 April 2018|
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Got it. It's 4.5 hours. Thanks.
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